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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

House Speaker John Boehner, left, listens as President Barack Obama speaks to media during his meeting with bipartisan, bicameral leadership of Congress  to discuss a wide range of issues, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

White House-Congress relations bemoaned: 'There appear to be no rules anymore'

Patrick Griffin, a political insider who served as a White House liaison during the years of former President Bill Clinton and former Speaker Newt Gingrich, said those turmoil-filled times are nothing compared to now — that under President Obama's terms, all rules and courtesies seem to have dissipated. Published January 26, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell waits for the start of the State of the Union address by President Barack Obama Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

Mitch McConnell on Obama: He sounds like he's 'running for a third term'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell chastised President Obama during an interview on "60 Minutes" on CBS, saying the White House chief's speech during the State of the Union gave him pause for one somewhat shocking reason — that his tone seemed as if he were launching another run for the executive office. Published January 26, 2015

Liz and Mary Cheney, in 2006 (Associated Press)

Mary Cheney, Dick Cheney's youngest: 'I'm Darth Vader's daughter'

Mary Cheney, the younger of two daughters born to former Vice President Dick Cheney — and the one who's openly gay — told a small group of students at American University that it's high time for the Republican party to embrace same-sex marriage. Published January 23, 2015

Milwaukee's tough-talking sheriff, David Clarke. (Fox News via The Daily Surge) ** FILE **

David Clarke, Wisconsin sheriff: 'Al Sharpton ought to go back into the gutter he came from'

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke didn't pull any punches in his assessment of the Rev. Al Sharpton — who vowed to keep fighting for justice for slain Ferguson teen Michael Brown, despite the feds' decision to drop a civil rights investigation — and characterized him on national television as less than intelligent and unworthy of respect. Published January 22, 2015